Assistant / Associate Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (LBJ), Head & Neck Surgical Oncology, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant / Associate Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (LBJ), Head & Neck Surgical Oncology, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240001SF

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track Assistant / Associate Professor, Head & Neck Surgical Oncology, in theDepartment of Otorhinolaryngology.

We are seeking an academically motivated, full-time faculty member who has completed otolaryngology residency training and is now board-certified/eligible. The practice focus for this position will be comprehensive otolaryngology.

The selected candidate will contribute to the department’s mission to educate health science professionals, discover and translate advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and model best practices in clinical care and public health through research, teaching, clinical service, administrative activities, and other services.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The successful Assistant / Associate Professor candidate in Otorhinolaryngology will be committed to patient care, resident, fellow, and medical student education, and clinical and collaborative research.

Individuals must demonstrate excellence in clinical medicine, teaching, and scholarly activities during their training and practice.

This is a unique opportunity for those interested in academic otorhinolaryngology with a specific interest in general ENT and head and neck oncology/surgery. Approximately 80% of the position will be based at the Department's clinic atLyndon B. Johnson Hospital(part ofHarris Health System), which has a large base of patients with head and neck tumors. The remaining 20% will be at the Department's Texas Medical Center office. Fellowship training in head and neck oncology is preferred (but not required). Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.


The selectedcandidate for the position must have a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License, be board certified, or board eligible.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery, and service, have the potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.

Qualified applicants should submit their curriculum vitae with professional referencesonline.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

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Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.